An Excerpt From Barrett Brown’s Keep Rootin’ For Putin: Charles Krauthammer Chapter

By: Tuesday April 8, 2014 10:51 am

The following is an excerpt from Barrett Brown’s forthcoming book “Keep Rootin’ for Putin: Establishment Pundits and the Twilight of American Competence.” The book will be available on the official Free Barrett Brown website soon. Even if we look very hard, we find nothing truly funny in service to fascism or communism. But we may [...]

President Obama Denounces Russia, Defends Iraq War As Legal

By: Wednesday March 26, 2014 11:50 am

President Barack Obama gave a speech today in Brussels where he denounced Russia and defended the  2003 Iraq War as legal and done while working within the international system.  The speech comes after the Crimea was annexed by Russia under a controversial referendum and American neoconservatives have criticized the Obama Administration as naive and ineffective. [...]

Pentagon Plans Shift From Occupation Armies To Assassinations And Cyberwarfare

By: Monday February 24, 2014 8:48 am

After a decade of pratfalls in the Middle East with occupation armies that became easy targets for opposing militants, the Department of Defense is making some changes. In a new budget plan spearheaded by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel the Pentagon will be reducing the army to levels not seen since before World War II. Instead [...]

Americans Think Country Lost Wars In Iraq And Afghanistan

By: Friday January 31, 2014 11:11 am

According to the Buddha three things can not remain hidden long “the sun, the moon, and the truth.” Well it seems the truth is finally hitting home for most Americans as a new poll shows more see failure rather than success in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Three trillion dollars, hundreds of thousands of [...]

Did Iran Win The US-Iraq War?

By: Thursday September 26, 2013 12:04 pm

A central claim in a new story published by the New Yorker is that the real victor in the 2003 war between the US and Saddam governments was the Islamic Republic of Iran. Profiling Qassem Suleimani, the commander of the Qods Force, a division of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, the article describes how [...]

CIA Files Show America Helped Saddam Hussein As He Gassed Iran

By: Monday August 26, 2013 7:30 am

As the United States government prepares for war with Syria over an alleged chemical weapons attack, a report by Foreign Policy magazine details CIA files that prove that the U.S. knew Saddam Hussein was launching some of the worst chemical attacks in history and provided him assistance anyway. Previously it was a matter of debate [...]

American Weapons Linked To Outbreak Of Birth Defects And Cancer In Iraq

By: Tuesday July 23, 2013 9:51 am

America’s war of aggression in Iraq produced many immediate casualties, but recent reports from the Iraq are citing another, longer term, cost of war. America’s use of depleted uranium shells is causing record numbers of birth defects and cancer in previous combat areas. Doctors are struggling to cope with the outbreak. The US military’s use [...]

China Gets Iraq’s Oil

By: Tuesday June 4, 2013 6:04 am

Accompanying the fall of longtime American frenemy Saddam Hussein and the rise of Shiite majoritarian rule has been a shift in Iraqi oil contracting. In the post-war Iraq export economy China has become the dominant customer becoming the chief beneficiary of increases in oil production. Since the American-led invasion of 2003, Iraq has become one [...]

Note From Boston Bomber Says Iraq War Was Motivation

By: Thursday May 16, 2013 7:39 am

In what Dzhokhar Tsarnaev likely thought would be the last thing he ever wrote, the Boston Bombing suspect disclosed his motivation for the bombing – the Iraq War. Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev left a note claiming responsibility for the April 13 attack on the Boston Marathon, reports CBS News senior correspondent John Miller… The [...]

Pentagon Designing Bombs For War With Iran

By: Friday May 3, 2013 8:00 am

While the Obama Administration drones on about seeking a diplomatic solution the Department of Defense has been tasked with designing weapons for a war with Iran. In the event of a bombing campaign in Iran redesigned “bunker buster” bombs will be the stars of the show. The Pentagon has redesigned its biggest “bunker buster” bomb [...]

Bill Keller: New York Times Published Bad, Unsourced, Unskeptical Stories In Run Up To Iraq War

By: Monday March 25, 2013 7:37 am

Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy So Noam Chomsky won the argument. Or so, in essence, says former Executive Editor of the New York Times Bill Keller. Keller admits in the MSNBC Special on the media coverage of the run up to the Iraq War that the New York [...]